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  1. Shipping your Car from Coast to Coast
    Interested in this too. Being very tempted to move to California. I currently live on the east coast. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses
    Aug 2
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Pt asks: Is my surgeon any good?  Your response is...
    "I'm a travel nurse and have never met him before." Actually this was a true statement. Not reassuring but hey it was the truth. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses
    Aug 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. What to do when u find an unresponsive patient
    If the patient isn't a DNR you begin compressions. We've done slow codes before but it was a code none the less. But that's a whole other topic which I'm sure has been discussed on here in the past....
    Jul 30
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. Be honest, what pt behaviors do you find annoying?
    This is the funniest thing I've heard in a very long time!! 😂😂 Sent from my iPhone using allnurses
    Jul 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Need Tough Love Advice
    Maybe you could go prn at your current job and go for the new job. Working 5 days a week on a med surg floor is a slow death for me. Hats off to you for lasting this long! Sent from my iPhone...
    Jul 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Sandra Bland dead in mug shot, really?
    I saw another mug shot picture of this woman on Instagram. The one being shown in this article looks different and is allegedly photo shopped. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Can scientific types go into nursing?
    I have no interest in respiratory therapy. To be honest I should have thought about attending nursing school long and hard before I applied. It just isn't for me and I'm really just coming to terms...
    Jul 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Can scientific types go into nursing?
    Actually I would have gone for radiation therapy or something similar. I had to take a break but now I'm going back for a completely different field now and getting out of nursing. Sent from...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Becoming a nurse is no longer an option for me?
    The good thing is after you become a LPN you can move out. Good luck to you OP. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Nurses found out what im making, dont know how ?
    This sounds like a bait and switch to me. He/she told you about the gossip but refused to say the exact amount. Hummmmm You're grown and I can't tell you what to do. I'm not very trusting of...
    Jul 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Cried at work today.
    I'm not a crier but I have become very frustrated when I'm put in the middle of things. I've had a couple doctors yell at me over the phone and one to even cuss me out (I reported him) and I tell...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Patients wants a back rub
    I remember when I was a PCT and I was working in the ICU. I had a patient who was a church member and she had a very bloody procedure. I had no problems washing patients. I asked her if she was ok...
    Jul 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Patients wants a back rub
    I was taught to do it in nursing school. I never did it personally but see how it can relax someone. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. What nursing task do you loathe???
    I always correct people and tell them please call me Doe. I'm very direct with it and people give me to deer in headlights look but hey they stop calling me sugar plum! Sent from my iPhone...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Can scientific types go into nursing?
    I was thinking the same thing. This might be a great option for you OP. I was and still am into science. But switched gears as more IT focused verses natural sciences when I first went to...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. What nursing task do you loathe???
    I always hated rinsing out the basin after someone brushes their teeth. I would throw it away and get them a new one. I know not cost effective but it beats me getting sick in their room. ...
    Jul 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The Nurse as a Patient
    Oh yeah and zofran is a joke. Even though I had a Dilaudid PCA doesn't mean my pain is being well controlled. I was so loopy that I didn't really speak up plus I used almost the whole syringe by the...
    Jul 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. The Nurse as a Patient
    I also had the pleasure of being a patient. Had emergency surgery not too long ago. Anesthesia is so strange. Not that I had a reaction to it but I remember the Anesthesiologist putting the mask...
    Jul 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Quick results on a Sunday?
    No, I took my exam on a Friday and had my results that Sunday. Congrats on passing.
    Jul 13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. RN Starbucks side job?
    I say go for it. I would love to work at the fabric store for the discount. But I work Monday-Friday now. But if I still worked 12's I would love to work there one day a week.
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Quick results on a Sunday?
    Yep I received my results on a Sunday when I took the exam.
    Jul 12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. I give in,  I'm a COB
    I'm in 🙋🏻
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Common Mistakes to Avoid?
    Even if you are currently a CNA or PCT, please I beg of you don't act like you know everything in clinicals. I personally know 3 PCT'a who failed their clinicals because of this attitude. I was a...
    Jul 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. accused of falsifying documentation
    Wow I hope she does everything right because boy oh boy did she open up a can of worms. Not into retaliation but man oh man...
    Jul 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. You should know better
    I look at the gym everyday but I don't go in. Oh wait I went last month for a massage but I walked by the exercise equipment real fast though. Hey that counts as exercise! Speed walking. I was...
    Jul 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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